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9.18.2014

A Cider a Day…

Historians trace the consumption of Hard Cider back to pre-60BC, prior to the Roman invasion of England. Upon their arrival, they encountered natives whom had utilized apples in its production. They of course brought this beguiling discovery home and at once began to refine and perfect the process. The Greeks and Romans are credited for […]

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9.16.2014

The Pumpkin Tree Branch

It’s that time of year again – fall is just around the corner! Although, we are currently braving the scorching temperatures outside, the sure signs of fall are making an appearance in our floral departments. Locally grown Pumpkin Tree Branches are back in all of our stores’ floral shops for a limited time. The pumpkin […]

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5.2.2014

Celebrating Mother’s Day All Year Long

At Bristol Farms, we celebrate Mother’s Day all year long.  We have talented designers in all of our floral departments to help you decide which selection of flowers would make your mother happy on her special day. We have a large selection of vases and containers to select from to make that perfect gift upgrade […]

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5.1.2014

Carne Asada for Cinco de Mayo!

Bristol’s Own Carne Asada is made with USDA Choice all natural flap steak, and is sure to be the most flavorful addition to your table this 5th of May. We offer fresh cuts or marinated carne asada, and both are on sale for $7.99 lb through May 6, 2014. Bristol Farms’ Carne Asada is great […]

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5.1.2014

Fresh Tilapia Ceviche

Cinco De Mayo is just a few days away, and our Seafood departments offer the perfect accompaniment to your holiday fare: colorful, festive, fresh, and delicious tilapia ceviche and a variety of seafood salads.  Stop by our seafood department and taste our ceviche and seafood salads that are always made with fresh tilapia and an […]

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4.30.2014

Locally Grown Avocados for Cinco de Mayo!

California avocado season is here and just in time for Cinco de Mayo!   California avocados are a great choice for Cinco de Mayo party recipes as they add delicious flavor, creamy texture, and lively color to any fiesta dish. In fact, the holiday is one of the largest avocado consumption days of the year; […]

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4.15.2014

Wines for Easter

Easter, derived from the Old English word for the Spring time Goddess, “Ēostre”, is a moveable feast, meaning it is not fixed in relation to the civil calendar. The First Council of Nicaea (325 AD) established the date of Easter as the first Sunday after the full moon (the Paschal Full Moon) following the March […]

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4.10.2014

Beautiful Easter Lilies

Gorgeous, big, beautiful, bright, and fragrant are words that can only be describing Easter Lilies! I love this time of year, and after many years of working in the floral industry, the Easter Lily still holds a special place in my heart. Starting April 11, you can count on Bristol Farms’ Floral departments as your […]

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3.26.2014

We’ve got your Holiday Hams

Bristol Farms has everything to celebrate this Easter holiday. From quiche and scalloped potatoes in our Deli, a full brunch menu offering from Catering, to rib roasts and lamb in our Meat department…and don’t forget the ham! We are offering two varieties this holiday: Kurobuta Ham Kurobuta Ham’s origins date back just over 300 years, […]

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3.14.2014

Coombe Castle’s Fiddler’s Green Cheese

This St. Patrick’s Day, Bristol Farms is featuring a number of great Irish, or St. Paddy’s Day, inspired cheeses from our cheese shops, such as our Tipperary Irish Cheddar and Oscar Wilde Aged Irish Cheddar. But, we invite you to discover a cheese that won’t be playing second fiddle; Coombe Castle’s Fiddler’s Green. Fiddler’s Green […]

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